Sakalis Anastasios

 

 

Postulant Researcher (Grade D)

C.E.T.I. / R.C ATHENA

 

 

 

Personal Info

      Forename: Anastasios

      Surname: Sakalis

      Birth Date: May 2nd 1974

      Birth Place: Xanthi

      Address: Miaouli 31b, Post Code: 67100, Xanthi

      Telephone number: 25410 83239, 6977-166117

      Family Situation: Married

      Army Service: accomblished

      E-mail: asakalis@ceti.gr

 

Studies

                     1993 - 1998: Bachelor in Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

                    1999-2004: PhD Thesis: Detection and determination of degradation products in electrochemically treated dyestuff wastewaters using hyphenated separation techniques, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

 

 

Research Projects Experience

2007: Participation in organic residue analysis summer school under the title: 1st International School on the Characterization of Organic Residues in Archaeological Materials, a. Focus on Ceramics, Grosseto, Italy, June, 2007.

 

2006: Participation in the research project entitled: Awards to Research Institutes of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology- Hellenic Ministry of Development - Support of research activities of Cultural and Educational Technological Institute / Research Center Athena. Responsible for: Applied Research in chemical analysis of organic residues in cultural objects, Development and validation of analytical methods. Duration: 1 year

 

2005: Participation in the research project under the cover of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology Hellenic Ministry of Development entitled: Completion, Expansion and modernization of Research and Educational Technology Institute/Research Centre Athena (C.E.T.I./E.C. Athena) facilities, for the validation, promotion and spread of the Cultural Heritage in 21st Century. Responsible for: Research of technological progress, transport of knowledge and proposal of equipment demands in order to fulfil the analytical necessities of Archaeometry Laboratory, C.E.T.I./E.C. Athena. Duration: 2 Years

 

2002: Participation in the European Research Project Com-Chrom (Contract Number: HPRN CT 2001 00180) entitled: Training of Young Researchers on Liquid Chromatography. Under collaboration with the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic. Duration: 2 months

 

2001-2002: Participation in Erasmus Socrates project as PhD candidate in collaboration with the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic, for research under the PhD Thesis. Duration: 6 months

 

2000: Research collaboration with the university Friedrich Alexander, Nierenberg, Germany in order to gain knowledge concerning the electrochemical degradation of azo-dye dyestuffs.

1999: Participation in the research project for the support of PhD candidates (YPER) under the cover of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology Hellenic Ministry of Education and Long Term Learning for the elaboration of PhD Thesis entitled: Development of electrochemical technique for the removal of non-degradable azo-dyes in dyestuff industry wastewaters. Duration: 3 years

 

 

Publications and conference announcements list

 

Publications in Peer Reviewed articles

 

    Cypriot byzantine glazed pottery: a study of the paphos workshops

A. C. Charalambous, A. J. Sakalis, N. A. Kantiranis, L. C. Papadopoulou, N. C. Tsirliganis, J. A. Stratis, Archaeometry, 52 (4), 628-643, 2010

 

    Luminescence dating of the top of a deep water core from the Nestor site near the Hellenic Trends, East Mediterranean Sea

G. S. Polymeris, G. Kitis, A. K. Liolios, A. Sakalis, K. Zioutas , E. G. Anassontzis, N. C. Tsirliganis, Quaternary Geochronology 4, 6881, 2009

 

  • Optically Stimulated Luminescence Properties of natural Schist,

E. C. Stefanaki, D. Afouxenidis, G. S. Polymeris, A. Sakalis, N. C. Tsirliganis, G. Kitis. Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry, vol. 9 (1), 1-16 (2009)

 

         Study of decorated archaeological ceramics by micro x-ray fluorescence spectrometry,

D. Papadopoulou, A. Sakalis, N. Merousis, N.C. Tsirliganis, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 580, 743-746, 2007

 

         Firing temperature of pottery using TL and OSL techniques,

G.S. Polymeris, A. Sakalis, D. Papadopoulou, G. Dallas, G. Kitis, N.C. Tsirliganis, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 580, 747-750, 2007

 

  • TL/OSL properties of natural schist for archaeological dating and retrospective dosimetry

D. Afouxenides, E.C. Stefanaki, G.S. Polymeris, A. Sakalis, N.C. Tsirliganis, G. Kitis, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 580, 705-709, 2007

  • Electrochemical treatment of a simple azodye and analysis of the degradation products using high performance liquid chromatography-diode array detection-tandem mass spectrometry

Sakalis Anastasios, Vaněrková Dana, Holčapek Michal, Jandera Pavel, Voulgaropoulos Anastasios, Chemosphere, vol.67, 1940-1948, 2007

 

  • Analysis of electrochemical degradation products of sulphonated azodyes using high-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry

Dana Vaněrková, Anastasios Sakalis, Michal Holčapek, Pavel Jandera, Anastasios Voulgaropoulos, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry,vol. 20, pp. 2807-2815, 2006

 

  • A comparative study of platinised titanium and niobe/synthetic diamond as anodes in the electrochemical treatment of textile wastewater

Anastasios Sakalis, Constantinos Fytianos, Ulrich Nickel, Anastasios Voulgaropoulos, Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.119 (2-3), pp. 127-133, 2006

 

         Evaluation of a novel electrochemical pilot plant process for azodyes removal of textile wastewater

Sakalis Anastasios, Mpoulmpasakos Konstantinos, Nickel Ulrich, Fytianos Konstantinos, Voulgaropoulos Anastasios, Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.111 (1), pp. 63-70, 2005

 

  • nalysis of sulphonated azodyes and their degradation products in aqueous solutions treated with a new electrochemical method

Sakalis Anastasios, Ansorgová Dana, Holčapek Michal, Jandera Pavel, Voulgaropoulos Anastasios

, International Journal of Environmetnal Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 84, No.11, pp. 875-888, 2004

 

  • "Thermal behavior and tensile properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate co ethylene isophthalate)".

George P. Karagyannidis, Irini D. Sideridou, Demetris N. Zamboulis, Demetris N. Bikiaris, Anastasios J. Sakalis, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 208, pp. 200-207, 2000

 

 

Announcements in International Conferences

 

2010: Anastasios Sakalis, Nikolaos Kazakis, Nikolaos Merousis, Neolithic Pottery study from Polyplatanos, Himathia using physicochemical techniques and multivariated statistical analysis, 1st Annual Symposium for Himathia; History, Archaeology, Art, Folklore, September 29 October 3, 2010, Veroia

 

2009: Anastasios Sakalis, Despoina Tsiafaki, Anastasios Antonaras, Nestor C. Tsirliganis, m-XRF analysis of Late Roman Glass from Thessaloniki, 18th Congress of the Association Internationale pour l' Histoire du Verre, 21 25 September 2009, Thessaloniki.

 

2009:M. Perron, A. Sakalis, D. Tsiafakis, N. Tsirliganis Argilos 2008 : Analyses archéométriques de provenance réalisées sur un corpus dhydries dépoque archaïque, Archaeological Progress in Macedonian and Thrace, Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, 2009.

 

2008: Archaeometric study of black-glazed and red-figured sherds from Karabournaki, Greece., V. Liami, A. Sakalis, D. Tsiafakis, N. Tsirliganis,

37th Archaeometry Symposium, Sienna, Italy, April 2008

 

2008: RSL dating of a deep water core drilled from a water depth of 4 km, near the deepest site of the Mediterranean Sea, outside Pylos, Greece, George S. Polymeris, George Kitis, Anastasios Sakalis, Nestor C. Tsirliganis,

37th Archaeometry Symposium, Sienna, Italy, April 2008

 

2008: Multivariate statistical study of Neolithic pottery analysed by micro X-ray Fluorescent Spectroscopy from the excavation site at Polyplatanos, North Greece, A. Sakalis, N. Merousis, N. Tsirliganis,

37th Archaeometry Symposium, Sienna, Italy, April 2008

 

2007 The non-destructive study of ancient Greek pottery of Corinthian style, excavated in Karabournaki. Description, quantitation, provenance, A. Sakalis, D. Tsiafaki, E. Manakidou, N. Tsirliganis, Instrumental Method of Anlalysis (IMA)

2007, October 30th November 4th, Rio, Patras

 

2007 The study of Byzantine glazed pottery excavated in Cyprus, using m-XRF and ICP-AES, A. Charalambous, A. Sakalis, N. Tsirliganis, J Stratis, Instrumental Method of Anlalysis (IMA)

2007, October 30th November 4th, Rio, Patras

 

2007 The study of Neolithic decorative pottery from Polyplatanos (Imathia), using -X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Archaeological Progress in Macedonian and Thrace, D. Papadopoulou, A. Sakalis, N. Merousis, N. C. Tsirliganis, Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, 2007

 

2006 Study of decorated archaeological ceramics by micro x-ray fluorescence spectrometry

D. Papadopoulou, A. Sakalis, N. Merousis, N.C. Tsirliganis

10th International Symposium on Radiation Physics, 17-22 September, 2006, Coimbra, Portugal

 

2006 Firing temperature of pottery using TL and OSL techniques

G.S. Polymeris, A. Sakalis, D. Papadopoulou, G. Dallas, G. Kitis, N.C. Tsirliganis

10th International Symposium on Radiation Physics, 17-22 September, 2006, Coimbra, Portugal

 

2006 TL/OSL properties of natural schist for archaeological dating and retrospective dosimetry

D. Afouxenides, E.C. Stefanaki, G.S. Polymeris, A. Sakalis, N.C. Tsirliganis, G. Kitis
10th International Symposium on Radiation Physics,
17-22 September, 2006, Coimbra, Portugal

 

2005 Electrochemical degradation of azodyes and HPLC-PDA-MS analysis of their degradation products

A. Sakalis , D. Vanerkova , M. Holčapek , P. Jandera , A. Voulgaropoulos

11th International Symposium on Separation Sciences, September 12-14, 2005, Pardubice, Czech Republic

 

2005 LC behaviour of sulphonated azodyes and possibilities for HPLC/ESI-MS/MS monitoring of their degradation products

D. Vanerkova , P. Jandera, M. Holčapek , A. Sakalis

11th International Symposium on Separation Sciences, September 12-14, 2005, Pardubice, Czech Republic

 

2004 HPLC/MS/MS analysis of electrochemical degradation products of sulphonated azodyes

D. Ansorgová , M. Holčapek , P. Jandera , A. Sakalis , A. Voulgaropoulos

Colorchem 2004, Pardubice, Czech Republic

 

2003 HPLC/MS analysis of sulfonated azodyes, impurities and products of degradation with new electrochemical method

Dana Ansorgová, Anastasios Sakalis, Michal Holčapek, Pavel Jandera, Anastasios Voulgaropoulos

3rd International Conference-Instrumental Methods of Analysis. Modern Trends and Applications, 23-27 September 2003, Thessaloniki

 

2003 Voltammetric determination of electrochemically treated azodyes in textile wastewater

Anastasios Sakalis, Athanasios Kalfopoulos, Theodoros Laspidis, Anastasios Voulgaropoulos

 

3rd International Conference-Instrumental Methods of Analysis. Modern Trends and Applications, 23-27 September 2003, Thessaloniki

 

2003 HPLC/MS analysis of sulphonated azodyes and products of their electrochemical degradation

D. Ansorgová , A. Sakalis , M. Holčapek , P. Jandera, A. Voulgaropoulos

European Congress of Young Chemists, YoungChem 2003, October 22th 26th 2003, Zacopane, Poland

 

2002 Separation, determination, and identification of initial azodyes and final degradation products in electrochemically treated synthetic azodyes aqueous solutions

Anastasios Sakalis, Anastasios Voulgaropoulos, Pavel Jandera, Dana Ansorgová, Michal Holčapek,

 

6th Euroconference on Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 18-22 October 2002, Belgium

 

2000 Electrochemical behaviour of azodyes used in textile industry

Anastasios Sakalis, Constantinos Boulbasakos, Anastasios Voulgaropoulos, Constantinos Fytianos, Elli Theodoridou

1st European Conference on Pesticides and Related Organic Micro-pollutants in the Environment, 5-8 October 2000, Ioannina

 

Current job

 

2007 - today: Chemist PhD, Postulant Researcher (Researcher D). Research area: Instrumental Chemical Techniques and Applications on Archaeometry. Archaeometry Laboratory, Cultural and Educational Technology Institute / Research Centre Athena, Xanthi

Foreign languages

 

1989: First Certificate in English, University of Cambridge.

2008: Advanced Level (TOEIC)

 

 

Research Interests

  • Molecular analysis on archaeometric and environmental area using separation and mass spectrometric techniques (LC-MS, GC-MS)
  • Elemental analysis of archaeological material using non destructive and destructive techniques (X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy)
  • Mineralogical analysis of pottery using X-Ray Diffraction Spectroscopy
  • Optical techniques for surface analysis (Stereoscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy)
  • Advanced multi-variated statistical tools for provenance (Cluster Analysis, Principal Component Analysis, Discriminant Analysis)

 

Honors

  • Gene Around The World, The Multi-variant Exploratory Techniques as a Statistical Tool for the Interpretation of Analytical Data. Elemental Analysis and Provenance of Ancient Pottery, Using Micro X-Rays Fluorescence Spectroscopy February 29th, 2008, Computer Science & Technology Department, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Peloponnese, Tripolis, Arcadia, Greece, Invited Lecturer

 

Other info

 

1998: Member of the Greek Chemical Society

2004: Member of the Greek Association for the protection of the Environment and the Cultural Heritage.

2008: Member of the Greek Archaeometric Association

2008: Member of the Greek Researchers Society